Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
331 AM PDT WED AUG 27 2014


.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH THURSDAY. THIS
WILL RESULT IN SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE
INTERIOR AND DRY CONDITIONS. OVERNIGHT HUMIDITY RECOVERIES WILL BE
GOOD NEAR THE COAST...FAIR ACROSS THE INTERIOR AND FAIR TO POOR
OVER THE HIGHEST RIDGETOPS. WINDS WILL REMAIN DIURNAL AND TERRAIN-
DRIVEN. INLAND RECOVERIES SHOULD IMPROVE TOWARD THE END OF THE
WEEK AS THE RIDGE MOVES INLAND AND IS REPLACED BY AN UPPER LEVEL
TROUGH OVER THE WEST COAST.

CAZ201-280145-
NORTH COAST STRIP...FROM OREGON BORDER TO ROCKPORT CONSISTING OF
COASTAL SECTIONS OF DEL NORTE...HUMBOLDT...AND A SMALL PORTION OF
MENDOCINO COUNTY. INCLUDES PORTIONS OF CA NPS AND REDWOOD PARKS.-
331 AM PDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY. PATCHY FOG
  IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...62-72 AT THE COAST...83-93 INLAND.
* MIN HUMIDITY...61-76 PERCENT AT THE COAST...25-33 PERCENT INLAND.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         WEST 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5 MPH
                         IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY
  FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...49-59.
* MAX HUMIDITY...86-96 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE
                         EVENING...BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2
                         TO 4 MPH.
    RIDGES...............NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE
                         EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY
  FOG IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...62-72 AT THE COAST...83-93 INLAND.
* MIN HUMIDITY...61-76 PERCENT AT THE COAST...24-32 PERCENT INLAND.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         WEST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5 MPH
                         IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ202-280145-
COASTAL MENDOCINO...FROM ROCKPORT TO SONOMA COUNTY AND INLAND TO
THE CREST OF THE COAST RANGE. INCLUDES JACKSON STATE FOREST.-
331 AM PDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN
  THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...62-70 AT THE COAST...81-89 INLAND.
* MIN HUMIDITY...70-80 PERCENT AT THE COAST...AROUND 35 PERCENT
  INLAND.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         WEST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLEAR...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY
  FOG IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...49-58.
* MAX HUMIDITY...84-99 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                         VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN
  THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...62-70 AT THE COAST...81-89 INLAND.
* MIN HUMIDITY...70-80 PERCENT AT THE COAST...AROUND 35 PERCENT
  INLAND.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......LIGHT WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5
                         TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 6
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ203-204-280145-
UPPER SMITH...INLAND PORTION OF THE SMITH RIVER DRAINAGE WITHIN
THE SIX RIVERS NF.-
LOWER MIDDLE KLAMATH...INLAND PORTION OF THE KLAMATH RIVER
DRAINAGE WITHIN THE SIX RIVERS NATIONAL FOREST AND THE UKONOM
DISTRICT OF THE KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST.-
331 AM PDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY. HAZE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...87-97 VALLEYS...74-83 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...17-25 PERCENT VALLEYS...22-30 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......EAST WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE WEST 5
                         TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............EAST WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN
                         THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR. HAZE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...53-61 VALLEYS...59-67 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MAX HUMIDITY...83-98 PERCENT VALLEYS...50-60 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE
                         EVENING...BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2
                         TO 4 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         EAST 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY. HAZE IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...87-97 VALLEYS...73-82 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...17-25 PERCENT VALLEYS...21-29 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         WEST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5 MPH
                         IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ211-212-280145-
HUPA...THE HOOPA INDIAN RESERVATION AND THE LOWER PORTION OF THE
TRINITY RIVER DRAINAGE WITHIN THE SIX RIVERS NATIONAL FOREST.-
VAN DUZEN / MAD RIVER...INLAND PORTION OF THE VAN DUZEN AND MAD
RIVER DRAINAGES WITHIN THE SIX RIVERS NATIONAL FOREST.-
331 AM PDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY. HAZE.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...92-100 VALLEYS...82-92 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...20-25 PERCENT VALLEYS...16-24 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......EAST WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE WEST 5
                         TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         SOUTHWEST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR. HAZE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...54-62 VALLEYS...57-67 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MAX HUMIDITY...80-90 PERCENT VALLEYS...56-71 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE
                         EVENING...BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2
                         TO 4 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 13
                         MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                         VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY. HAZE IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...93-101 VALLEYS...82-92 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...20-25 PERCENT VALLEYS...14-22 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         WEST 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 7
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ276-280145-
INTERIOR MENDOCINO...INTERIOR PORTION OF MENDOCINO COUNTY.-
331 AM PDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...86-96.
* MIN HUMIDITY...19-27 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         SOUTHWEST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 1 TO 3 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...51-59 VALLEYS...63-71 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MAX HUMIDITY...80-93 PERCENT VALLEYS...AROUND 50 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE
                         EVENING...BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2
                         TO 5 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         NORTH 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...86-96.
* MIN HUMIDITY...18-26 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         WEST 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 7
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ283-280145-
TRINITY...WESTERN PORTION OF THE SHASTA TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST.-
331 AM PDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY. HAZE IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...96-104 VALLEYS...91-99 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...12-20 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         SOUTH 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR. HAZE.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...51-61 VALLEYS...58-66 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MAX HUMIDITY...56-71 PERCENT VALLEYS...48-58 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 13
                         MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                         DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH...WITH GUSTS UP TO 13
                         MPH...SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 5 MPH AFTER
                         MIDNIGHT.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY. HAZE IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...96-104 VALLEYS...91-99 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...11-19 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         SOUTHWEST 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5
                         TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.


$$

CAZ277-280145-
WESTERN MENDOCINO NATIONAL FOREST / EASTERN MENDOCINO UNIT.-
331 AM PDT WED AUG 27 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...AROUND 101 VALLEYS...87-97 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...AROUND 8 PERCENT VALLEYS...17-22 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         SOUTHWEST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER...CLEAR.
* MIN TEMPERATURE...57-67.
* MAX HUMIDITY...55-70 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE
                         EVENING...BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2
                         TO 5 MPH.
    RIDGES...............WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE
                         NORTHEAST 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER...SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE...98-106 VALLEYS...88-98 HIGHER TERRAIN.
* MIN HUMIDITY...AROUND 8 PERCENT VALLEYS...15-22 PERCENT HIGHER
  TERRAIN.
* 20-FOOT WINDS...
    VALLEYS/SLOPES.......UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING
                         SOUTHWEST 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
    RIDGES...............VARIABLE 2 TO 4 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5
                         MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* LAL....1.
* CHC OF WETTING RAIN...0 PERCENT.


$$


.EXTENDED FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA COAST...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. LOWS 50 TO 58. HIGHS 63 TO
74. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. LOWS 50 TO 58. HIGHS 63 TO
74. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. LOWS 49 TO 57. HIGHS 63 TO
73. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.

...NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA INTERIOR...
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 54 TO 62. HIGHS 86 TO 99 VALLEYS...
81 TO 94 HIGHER TERRAIN. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...NOT AS WARM. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 49 TO 57. HIGHS
80 TO 93 VALLEYS...74 TO 87 HIGHER TERRAIN. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 46 TO 55. HIGHS 81 TO 94 VALLEYS...
74 TO 87 HIGHER TERRAIN. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH.

.6 TO 10 DAY OUTLOOK...MONDAY SEPTEMBER 1 THROUGH FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 5, 2014...
FOR NW CALIF...ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

$$

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